For example, the monthly inflation rate is 1 percent, which means that the general level of prices in that month increased by 1 percent compared to the previous month. The fact that the annual inflation rate is 30 percent means that the prices have increased by 30 percent on average compared to the previous year, for example, a commodity basket purchased for 200 TL last year could only be taken up to 260 TL this year.
The most active stock market indexes in terms of transaction volume in the world are Dow Jones, Nasdaq, S & P500, Ftse and Xetra Dax. In Turkey, there are more than one index under the Istanbul Stock Exchange. The types of indices / indexes that the most transactions are realized in stock exchange Istanbul; BİST 100 index, BİST 30 index and BİST Banking index.